Criminal Justice Students Visit State Penitentiary
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Criminal Justice Students Visit State Penitentiary

Terry Pelz, adjunct instructor for the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) College of Public Service, organized a field trip to the Texas State Penitentiary at Huntsville “Walls” Unit on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Pelz, a former warden with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), chaperoned seven students from his … Continue reading

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Day for Night Festival Offers Discount to UHD Community

Houston’s Day for Night is offering University of Downtown-Houston (UHD) students, faculty, staff and alumni 40 percent off tickets to attend the festival this weekend. The event, described as “an immersive arts and music festival merging technology with culture”, will take place on Dec. 15 to 17 at Post HTX. Use the coupon code “PHTXDFN1” … Continue reading

UHD in the News
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UHD in the News

The Houston Chronicle mentioned the University’s efforts to improve student success in gateway courses in its announcement on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s “Star Award” finalists. Dr. David Branham, professor of political science, was featured on ABC13 to discuss U.S. Congressman Gene Green’s retirement announcement. Branham was also interviewed for Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters” in … Continue reading

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UHD Arts & Communication Holiday Festival: Dec. 5

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Department of Fine Arts and Communication invites students, faculty and staff to get in the spirit of the holiday season at its Holiday Festival  from noon to 2:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Dec. 5, in the Third Floor Mural Area.  The event will bring plenty of cheer to campus—complete with cookies, music, ornament making, … Continue reading

UHD Fall 2017 Cap & Gown Reception Slated for Dec. 1-2
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UHD Fall 2017 Cap & Gown Reception Slated for Dec. 1-2

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) will host the fall 2017 Cap and Gown Reception to honor graduates’ important milestones and educational accomplishments. Receptions are scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 2. The Dec. 1 reception, slated for 6 p.m., celebrates the accomplishments of graduates from the College of Public Service and the Marilyn Davies … Continue reading